Buddha in Africa follows the personal story of a teenager growing up in a Chinese Buddhist orphanage in Malawi and the challenges he faces between his African roots and Chinese upbringing. Against the backdrop of China's global rise, the film provides a unique insight into Chinese soft power in Africa.
11 hours ago
The first thing you see on the ground in Mozambique is "destruction", according to rescue teams from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), responding to the cyclone-hit areas in Beira, Mozambique, a port city with half a million people reportedly "90% destroyed".
Louise Marsland 1 day ago
The rise of the prosumer - a trend that has been gathering momentum in Europe in recent times - could well be the answer to a multitude of challenges faced by the power utilities in Africa.
Marleze van Loggerenberg 1 day ago
Earlier this month, 27 journalists from community and national radio stations in Sierra Leone established a unique kind of national network against trafficking in persons (TiP) in the country.
2 days ago
The premiere in Africa of the documentary Cuba in Africa made by the Ethiopian Negash Abdourahman, was presented at the Embassy of Cuba in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
2 days ago
The 5th eCommerce Africa conference kicked off at the CTICC on 19 March 2019 with a keynote session by Chantel Botha, founder of BrandLove, in the customer experience track, titled: 'More than a feeling, on why CX is the #1 competitive differentiator'. Here's what you missed!
Leigh Andrews 3 days ago
The Committee to Protect Journalists has released The Last Column book to highlight the human cost of journalism around the globe. The book features the final articles and photographs of fallen journalists. Press freedom is a human right.
3 days ago
Africa is judiciously positioned to be the next big mobile market, enviously eyed by global investors for her enormous growth opportunities. 2019 is undeniably the year to prioritise investments in Africa's mobile market, to leverage this monetary opportunity.
Josephine Wawira 3 days ago
Long ago, having access to African content was difficult for international audiences. With the rebirth of African cinema and the new emergence of producers and directors, more of African content keeps on rising.
3 days ago
Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe are all counting the cost after the deadly Cyclone Idai tore through their countries over the past four days. The United Nations is sending in its teams and the Red Cross today reported that they had reached the devastated Mozambiquen city of Beira on Sunday, which is reportedly "90% destroyed".
18 Mar 2019
Spacetoon TV has premiered Zafari, an 11-minute animated series on the first children's TV channel in MENA.
15 Mar 2019
With average annual growth for sub-Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023 - a positive outlook following the downturn between 2015 and 2017 - the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination.
15 Mar 2019
Instead of asking how marketing is going to change in 10 years' time, David Duarte, CEO of Treeshake, believes it's a far more valuable question to ask how marketing is going to stay the same. In his words, 'What are the timeless truths of the marketing industry?'
Jessica Tennant 15 Mar 2019